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2009-11-18 06:45:00

POPLAR GROVE, Ill., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering a fresh perspective on personal evolution, "Everyone Has It: Blue Collar Spirituality For Collars Of All Colors" (published by AuthorHouse), the new guidebook by D.W. McSweeney, shows readers how to connect to the essence that defines us all, reach spiritual enlightenment and find inner peace. Written with common sense that won't go over readers' heads, "Everyone Has It" aims at readers' hearts and minds, challenging them to break free...

2009-01-29 11:30:00

New Website Showcases Stories of Citizens Engaged in their Local Schools and Connects Volunteers to Local Schools Via VolunteerMatch.org NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of the TED Prize, in partnership with 826 National, Hot Studio, Carbon Five, and VolunteerMatch, today announced the re-launch of OnceUponASchool.org, an online initiative developed in response to author and philanthropist Dave Eggers' 2008 TED Prize wish to inspire and collect the stories of private citizens...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'